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Annapurna Region Trek

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The Annapurna Region Trek has long been considered as one of the world's great treks. It might be one of the best destinations for the mountain lovers and natural seeker with boundless cultural diversity, splendor view of ever snow capped mountains and variety of wildlife and vegetation. The Annapurna trekking region consists of peaks Annapurna I, II, III, IV, those of Annapurna South peaks, Mt. Dhaulagiri and several other peaks. The trek’s major highlights are the ancient mid-western salt route settlement of Manang, Thorong –La pass between Nepal and Tibet, Muktinath Temple, the deepest gorge of world Kali Gandaki and the world highest lake (Tilicho Lake). Annapurna region unfolds the biological and natural importance of famous Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) which offers mosaic adventure and exotic expedition to the trekkers. 

In Annapurna Region trekking, the mountains are flawless, the variety of scenery is hard to match and the villages and monasteries you pass offer an interesting slice of Nepali, Tibetan and Trans-Himalayan culture. Trails along the lower valleys usually weave through fields, dipping occasionally into the remaining shady broadleaf forests. Springs brings spectacular blossoming rhododendron forests, their gnarled pinkish limbs festooned with epiphytic ferns and orchids. Many vibrant species of butterfly, striking birds like kingfisher, plump and white-breasted dipper is found west of the kali Gandaki. A variety of wildflowers linger in bloom long after the monsoon, a variety of impatiens and composites orchids that blooms in trees.

Due to the extremes of elevation the region contains a remarkable diversity of flora; from sub-tropical forests of oak, bamboo, pine, sandalwood, magnolia and juniper and rhododendron in the south to the high alpine meadows and windswept desert plateaus in the north, nearby Tibet border. Beside flora; Pica, Blue Sheep, Himalayan Tahr, Bear, Leopard, Monkey etc. wildlife is occasionally encounters Trekking in Annapurna.

Annapurna unfolds a combination of long arrangement of snow-capped peaks, crystal clear blue lakes, and chaotic rivers with deep gorges, sacred Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries, hot springs, and picturesque antique villages; inhabited by friendly varied ethnic groups. Picturesque peaks; Annapurna I (8,091m), II, III, IV, and Annapurna South, Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Manslu (8,176m), Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Gangapurna and several other peaks. Amazing sunshine view from Ghorepani PoonHill view spot, the natural hot spring, enormous desert plateau of Kagbeni and Mustang region, the famous pilgrimage Muktinath Temple, exotic adventure through Thorong La pass, different scared lakes and Annapurna Base Camp's diverse beauty are the highlights of this trek.

Gateway to Annapurna trekking region is the famous city of Pokhara, which is itself a Land of dream, gives you the opening of limitless joy for the trek. You encounter typical Nepali culture and tradition during expedition through Siklis valley and Jomsom Region. The most famous ethnic groups of this area are Gurung, Magar, Thakali and Manangi’s culture and custom would be impressive for every travelers. The people of the Annapurna are very friendly with a lot of humor sense and great hospitality for the guest. 

Annapurna Circuit, Annapurna Base camp, Ghorepani Poon Hill, Annapurna Siklis, Royal trek, Jomsom Muktinath, Mardi Himal trek etc. are popular treks in Annapurna region. Among Nepal's most spectacular treks, this is one not to rush and have full enjoyments with close up views of mountains, ancient culture and diverse biology passing through some of the stunning scenery of this heavenly country Nepal. 

Annapurna Circuit Trek - 2006

Its Hannah+ fran well, its not long now til you?llbe rid of us, finally but we?re had a great three weeks trekking with you despite a few minor landslides, donkey attacksa dn tantnuns along the way, we hope you ae learnt some useful English from us Remember, hurting not paining and don?e use nice. You are guided us through some amazing landscapes and been very patient with endless questions. We didn?t think we?d found such an honest and genuine guide form searching an the internet so thanks for everygthing and good luck with the new business. We?ll kee in touch

One last thing  YAK. Lots of love your favourite silly, English girls,
Hannah Monks & Fran Glitter

Annapurna Region
Rated 5 / 5 stars

The Royal Annapurna trekking & Villages Tour March-April 2010

We would like to congratulate Mr. PuruTimalena for his profesionality and the special attention he gives to his costumers.

Puru organized for us two trekkings very pleasant and easy for walking according to our demand. In the first one (The Royal Annapurna Trek) besides the special views over cultivated fields and the relation with local children we enjoyed a lot the company of our guide Purna Kark and his team, we felt were treated like kings in every moment and they gave us more of their persons than any tourist deserve.

The second trekking allows us to participate in the normal life of Puru´s village named Pursuk, living with his family as special guests. The experience was very intensive as well as instructive and exemplary for european people living in a big city, we are sure we will never forget them, specially children and elderly people. I strongly recommend this great experience.

They try fulfilled all and more than we expected thanks to Puru´s efficient working practices. Be sure, you can trust him.

Finallly we want to thanks specially Mr. Purna Kark, our guide in the Royal Annapurna trek, and his team, for their kind attention, good nature and of course their camp cooking, better than in many luxuries restaurants.

Annapurna Region
Rated 5 / 5 stars